TDoR 2012 / 2011 / December / 17 / Erica Hernandez

Erica Hernandez

Age 26

17 Dec 2011
Detroit, Michigan (USA)

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Erica Hernandez

Erica was stabbed.

Erica Hernandez, a Latina transgender woman, died of stab wounds on December 17, 2011. A suspect, Titus Willis, is currently awaiting trial for second degree murder. Media sources state that a second suspect believed to be involved is free.

According to police and prosecutors, Erica reportedly got into an altercation with Titus Willis and a second person after Hernandez, who knew and was visiting Willis, stepped on one of the suspects’ sunglasses. A verbal altercation escalated, and became physical.

At one point, one of the suspects allegedly stabbed Hernandez in the back of the neck. Hernandez was pronounced dead at the emergency room.

Report added: 1 Nov 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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